JUNCTION CITY - The O'Reilly Battle of the Bluegrass DirtCar Series will make its first appearance of the year Friday at the Ponderosa Speedway outside Junction City.
It will be the fifth overall appearance at the track for the series.
Last year Campbellsville's Johnny Wheeler won three of the races at Ponderosa while 2003 series champion Mike Marlar of Tennessee won the fourth event.
The night will start with Racing Optics Time Trials, followed by heat races, consolation events and the Lucas Oil Main Event paying $3,000 to win.
On Saturday the series will be at the 201 Speedway in Paintsville.